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Cradle to Grave Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Reduce Costs, Eliminate Problems

The very monotonous nature of the supply chain presents a unique opportunity for supply chain managers that few are aware of and even fewer use to their full advantage. Day after day, week after week, and year after year, companies go through the same processes of acquiring raw materials, shipping them to manufacturing facilities, turning…
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U.S Company Abbott to Expand Pharma Operations to Russia in its Latest Acquisition

According to a report by Forbes, “Global healthcare major Abbott Laboratories has agreed to acquire Russian pharmaceutical company Veropharm for between 13.6 billion and 17 billion rubles ($395 million – $495 million) in an all-cash deal. Veropharm is one of the leading generic drug manufacturers in Russia and the deal is likely to give Abbott…
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Ebay’s Supply Chain Just Got Better

Ebay hopes to make selling to overseas buyers from China more affordable and streamlined. That’s why they just partnered up with Winit Corporation, a logistics service provider in Shanghai. The two companies signed an agreement for Winit Corporation to provide eBay with supply chain services. This will facilitate faster delivery of goods from warehouses to…
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Potential Solution to America’s Electricity Supply

Potential Solution to America’s Electricity Supply As countries look at moving towards electrifying vehicles and renewable energy, the problem in the US is the existing electric infrastructure is currently insufficient. According to researchers at UC Berkeley, they may have a feasible solution: replacing the existing power lines with cables made from state-of-the-art materials, thus potentially…
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UPS In, Fedex Out with USPS

Summer of High Oil Prices My local news station has been warning drivers of surging gas prices as Summer nears. Oil prices are near a five month high. This coincides with the current production cuts by OPEC at least until June. UPS In, Fedex Out with USPS The collaboration between the US Postal Service (USPS)…
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Pain Ahead for Chocolate-Lovers

Pain Ahead for Chocolate-Lovers We mentioned this just a couple of weeks ago, but cocoa futures has reached new highs this past week. The shortages in cocoa supply are mainly due to climate and weather events which can severely affect commodity prices such as cocoa. Baltimore Bridge Collapse In an absolutely tragic accident, a Sri…
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